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Degree Plans - Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management - Certificate in Tourism and Destination Management (formerly Certificate in Travel) (Archived)

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TRAVEL, EXPOSITION AND MEETING MANAGEMENT--CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT

Richland only

(Level I Certificate)

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: CERT.TRAV.MANAGEMENT

This certificate provides the student with a basic understanding of the tourism industry and role of the destination management company. Destination management is a growing segment of the industry that requires knowledge of attractions, accommodations, transportation options, government regulation, and supplier contacts that relate to a destination.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

+Elective Math Elective 3-4
TRVM 1300 Introduction to Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 1308 Travel Destination I - Western Hemisphere 3
++TRVM XXXX Travel Management Elective 1-3
10-13

SEMESTER II

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TRVM 1345 Travel and Tourism Sales and Marketing Techniques 3
++TRVM XXXX Travel Management Elective 3
TRVM 1341 Travel Destinations II - Eastern Hemisphere 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
14

SEMESTER III

TRVM 1280 Cooperative Education - Tourism and Travel Services Management 2
2
Minimum Hours Required 26-29

+Math Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Mathematics.

++Travel Management Elective - students must select two courses from the list below:

TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1323 Group Tour Operations 3
TRVM 1331 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
TRVM 1117 Cruises 1
TRVM 1191 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 1
TRVM 1291 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 2
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 1302 Home-Based Travel Business 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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